Rep. Donald Ritter
Former Representative from Pennsylvania's 15th District
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Ritter was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Ritter’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Ritter to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Ritter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6108 (102nd): Bipartisan Commission on Total Quality Government Act of 1992
- H.J.Res. 547 (102nd): Designating May 2, 1993, through May 8, 1993, as “National Walking Week”.
- H.R. 5881 (102nd): Federal Program Performance Standards and Goals Act of 1992
- H.R. 5526 (102nd): National Commitment to Quality Award Act of 1992
- H.R. 3701 (102nd): National Telecommunications Infrastructure Act of 1991
- H.J.Res. 348 (102nd): To designate the week beginning February 23, 1992, as “National Manufacturing Week”.
- H.R. 3501 (102nd): Federal Communications Commission Engineering Sciences Qualification Act of 1991
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1992, Ritter missed 303 of 6,642 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is worse than the median of 4.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills